Glen Cooke was born in Jameson Ranges-Mantamarru (Blackstone). His father is from Blackstone Ranges while his mother is from Docker Ranges (Northern Territory), but same region. He has been in Wiluna for 20 years now and has a house on the road to Meekatharra. His early school days were in the Warburton and further education in Kalgoorlie. Has had work experience as a farmer in Esperance. He paints waterfalls, the country side and carves artefacts.